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Ulanzi TC001 Smart Pixel clock

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Update 2024-03-11: Well, I bought another one and the LaMetric is now in the drawer. The only thing missing was a native weather app, so I wrote an automatio...

Cloudflare tunnels with authentication

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I mentioned before that I was using Traefik, what I didn’t say is that I was also using Authentik for authentication. Sometimes as forward auth (providing au...

Limited remote access for Home Assistant

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I mentioned on the Home Assistant forum about allowing access to only the bits you need, and that I do this for the mobile app. I didn’t mention what that me...

WiFi sensor into device tracker

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Something that makes for a great home/away tracker is the Android app’s connected WiFi sensor, or at least it would if it was a device tracker.

YAML sections

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NB: I’ve added this here as the knowledge has been removed from the official documentation.